Disgruntled by recent RPG releases, and amidst the recommendations of your peers, you find yourself looking back to an earlier era, an era of grand adventures and excellent roleplaying. Tracing the ancient Bioware clan’s lineage back to its origins, you stumble upon the very beginnings of Bioware’s rise to power: Baldur’s Gate. Ever the curious individual, you set out on a journey of your own, journeying to discover the secrets of Baldur’s Gate’s success. Eventually, you find a fellow traveler who calls himself only “Laevatein”, who is willing to recount to you the secrets of Baldur’s Gate’s strengths.
Greetings traveler! Seems like you’re interested about Baldur’s Gate! Well, I’ve got a few opinions about it myself. Just to warn ya, I’m not the most knowledgeable sort of individual, having grown up without Baldur’s Gate’s influence, but I figure my opinion’s worth telling. So, with that, grab a seat, get close to the fire, and have a swig or two of this great mead, for my tale’s a long one. Continue reading »